Good morning to you all on this bitter cold Monday! I hope everyone had a great, warm weekend!
I’m sharing with you this morning some information about a few grants available for teachers and classrooms. Check them out!
AAUW Community Action Grants
One-year grants fund community-based
projects that include clearly defined activi-
ties promoting education and equality for
women and girls with direct community or
public impact. Two-year grants provide start-up funds for new projects that address local community needs and develop girls’ sense
of efficacy through leadership, advocacy, or training opportunities.
One-year awards range from $2,000
to $7,000, and two-year awards range from $5,000 to $10,000.
Deadline: Applications are due January 15,
Dollar General Afterschool Literacy
The Afterschool Alliance, together with
the Dollar General Literacy Foundation, is
in search of after-school programs that have demonstrated excellence in providing literacy support to English language learner students.
Grants of $10,000 are awarded.
Deadline: Nominations are due December
Voya Foundation Grants
The Voya Foundation supports nonprofit
organizations addressing a variety of community needs and resources. The foundation maintains the following two giving priorities:
Financial education: The Voya Foundation is especially interested in programming that empowers individuals, particularly young people and minorities, to take control of their financial futures.
STEM education: The foundation is com-
mitted to supporting and improving programs that help prepare youth for the twenty-first century workforce and provide experiential
STEM learning opportunities for children in kindergarten through grade eight.
Grants of $2,500 and greater are awarded
Deadline: Applications are due December 9, 2016
Pages 4 and 17 in our most recent issue will have more information. Continue reading here: http://www.teachingtodaymn.com/TTMNNov2016.html